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Tuesday, February 12, 2013      6 comments

mmm--WHHHH AAAAA!! Psychotria Elata (Hot Lips Plant) - These colorful red flowers have evolved to attract pollinators including hummingbirds and butterflies (and fans o... Read more
Update on Sherlock
Sunday, February 10, 2013      6 comments

This morning Sherlock spent a long time watching the sun come up from my office. He is now sitting where Chess did across from my desk as I work. ... Read more
Jack the cat is now Sherlock
Saturday, February 09, 2013      6 comments

The minute I let him out of the carrier he began to investigate every nook and cranny in the house. Hence the name Sherlock because he loves to investigate. He has eaten... Read more
Instructions for recycling unused candle wax
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      1 comments

This link is for all those who have been writing asking for instructions. I have them posted on my Tip Hero Page.
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Eating what I really want and still losing weight.
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      5 comments

This past week I have continued with my experiment of eating what I really want and not using someone else's diet. I have lost the 2.5 pounds I gained while using someone... Read more
Getting my exercise
Saturday, January 26, 2013      3 comments

Between hand shoveling my 120x30 foot driveway and lugging wood to the basement for the wood stove I have definitely gotten my exercise today! My dishwasher has been... Read more
Frugal tip: Duct tape makes good book binding
Monday, January 21, 2013      2 comments

I was making Beef barley soup today and my soup cookbook fell of the counter and the binding broke. I was quite upset but I grabbed my trusty duct tape and mending the binding. Now I am ready for more years of soup! Besides the soup today ... Read more
Frugal tip: Save those inter-paper rolls from toilet paper & paper towels
Sunday, January 20, 2013      5 comments

From National Gardening Club site Seed-starting pots for free. Cut empty toilet tissue, paper towel, or wrapping paper tubes into three-inch lengths, cut four one-inch n... Read more
Frugal tip : Make your own candles--I did.
Friday, January 18, 2013      5 comments

I just hate it when the store bought candles wicks burn out before all the wax is used. So I have been saving the used candles and this morning I made new candles from the ... Read more
Warrenty really does work!
Thursday, January 17, 2013      2 comments

Some of you may remember that in January 2010 my dishwasher tub was leaking and even though I had a 25 yr warranty they no longer make the tub I need. The repairman told me how to use J&B Weld to close the tub leak ( He claimed he could not fix ... Read more
Ouch! Gained 3 pounds!
Friday, January 11, 2013      2 comments

So much for dieting... Recently I have learned that a cousin of mine is dying of cancer. He has a year to live. After talking with him I feel so sad. I began to gain weight when I was 35 when my Mom got ill. I gained 20-30 pounds in 3 mont... Read more
Your Money or Your Life
Thursday, January 10, 2013      2 comments

"Your Money or Your Life" by Vicki Robin & Joe Dominquez with Monigue Tilford is a book that should probably be a requirement in High School to read. Why? Because if I had... Read more
Monday, December 31, 2012      3 comments

I am thankful for a good year. I am relatively healthy, happy , and at peace. My plan for this new year is to accomplish what I could not this past year and keep all I hav... Read more
Finding Joy
Monday, December 17, 2012      5 comments

via facebook “Happiness happens when you fit with your life, when you fit so harmoniously that whatsoever you are doing is your joy.” Osho I am sharing this ... Read more
Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire
Monday, November 26, 2012      2 comments

My husband's nephew is singer and song writer. Enjoy his rendition of The Christmas Song. Beautiful.
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